Dictionary of Dutchness


The CNV (Christelijk Nationaal Vakverbond) is Holland’s second biggest trade union federation with 11 member unions under its umbrella representing 340,000 individual workers. It was founded in 1909 when every sort of organisation – from unions to newspapers – had religious or political affiliations.

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